We hope that you’ll participate in and enjoy the Farmer’s Daughter Ride this year because it’s a great cycling event on its own, but it’s also a good tune-up ride for several races that you may be signed up for this year…. Read moreSpring Training!
We think that our inaugural event last year was a big success. We hit a couple of glitches, which we scrambled to fix, but participants had a great time, and almost everything went according to plan. We have some changes… Read moreConsidering this year’s Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder? Read on:
Farmer’s Daughter now has an official event photographer! Barry Koblenz, a cyclist, long-time CBRC member and cycling photographer is going to be out on the course taking photos throughout event day. I’ve been enjoying his bike race photos myself (check… Read moreOfficial Event Photographer!
We’ve had a few inquiries about places to stay in the area of the Farmer’s Daughter event, so I thought I’d post some links and suggestions. First, northern Columbia County is a rural area, so there are not a lot… Read morePlaces to Stay
When a very small group of us first started talking seriously in the depths of the winter about organizing the Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder, I privately set a milestone of 150 registered participants as the mark that we had reached the… Read moreReflections on a Milestone
What a beautiful day for a ride! A small group of us decided to ride parts of the FDGG course yesterday (Sunday, 19 April) on our cyclocross bikes. All in all, we covered about 28 miles of the candidate course…. Read moreReport: Cyclocross Ride on Farmer’s Daughter Course
Finally, almost all the snow is off the trails we’ve been scouting out over the winter. There was a lot of snow in the area covered in the course of the Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder, and it all melted over… Read moreCourse update and Information
The Farmer’s Daughter event will be a great tune-up ride for some key off-road races in the upstate NY area in early June. If you’re participating in the Wilmington-Whiteface 100K XC MTB race on June 7th, or the Black Fly Challenge… Read moreAre you racing Black Fly Challenge? WW 100?
While the final details of the course won’t be available until we have had a chance to mark the off-road segments and adjust the rest for distance if necessary, here’s a look at the elevation profile of the course in… Read moreCourse Overview